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Malaysia Quiz

PUBLISHED : Wednesday, 31 August, 2005, 12:00am
UPDATED : Wednesday, 31 August, 2005, 12:00am
 

1 How long is Malaysia's coastline?


2 Sir Stamford Raffles is well-known as the founder of Singapore, but what in Malaysia is named after him?


3 Which famous shoe designer was born in Malaysia?


4 What religion is still followed by some indigenous Malaysians?


5 What was the title of American author Paul Theroux's book set in Malaysia and Singapore?


6 Sabah is home to which sub-species of elephant?


7 The longest cave in Southeast Asia is in Sarawak, what is it called?


8 What does the term orang-utan mean in Malayan?


9 What is Malaysia's national flower?


10 Which martial art has its roots in Malay culture?


Answers


1 4,800km long with more than 200 islands.


2 The world's largest flower, the Rafflesia, measuring up to a metre in diameter.


3 London-based Jimmy Choo was born in Penang, Malaysia.


4 Animism, which holds that all natural objects and the universe have souls.


5 Saint Jack, published in 1973.


6 The Borneo pygmy elephant, the world's smallest.


7 Clearwater cave is 107km long.


8 Man of the forest.


9 The hibiscus or bunga raya.


10 Pencak Silat or Silat, which, like many martial arts, bases its techniques on the movement of animals.


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